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What's on in Wellington

Your monthly guide to the hottest events in Wellington. Check out what's on the calendar of good times this December.

Let’s Go Build: A Festival for LEGO Lovers

Go on a journey around the world through huge LEGO models – then pick up some bricks and start building!

Peter Pan

Get Hooked this pantomime season with one of the most loved stories of all time at Circa Theatre. 

Gavin Hipkins: The Domain

The Domain is an expansive survey of the work of photographic artist Gavin Hipkins, bringing together 25 years of art-making. 


The critically acclaimed modern circus extravaganza Cirkopolis - by Montreal-based troupe Cirque Éloize - will thrill Wellington audiences with its mix of acrobatics, theatre, and dance.

The Wellington Christmas Markets

Stock up on beautiful locally-made goods at this annual Christmas extravaganza.

Beers at the Basin

Enjoy the best craft breweries, local wineries, street food and music that NZ has to offer while relaxing on the Basin Reserve's grassy embankments. 


This Christmas, Maestro Weymark will unite the NZSO and Orpheus Choir to perform George Frideric Handel’s magnificent Messiah on a dazzling scale.

Sol3 Mio - Christmas on the Harbour

Pene, Amitai and Moses will bring their annual pre-Christmas festivities to Wellington at Waitangi Park's Christmas on the Harbour.

Angus and Julia Stone

Australian folk rock/indie duo Angus and Julia Stone return to Wellington with their Snow Tour.

Wellington Phoenix v Sydney FC

Get into the NIXMAS spirit with a joyous football match against A-League glamour boys Sydney FC.

Final Moments NYE Party

Meow & Caroline join forces for a joint New Year’s party featuring a range of electronic and alternative music from across the country as well as a BBQ to kick off the evening. 

Discover all the other great events in Wellington.

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